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Add 16/84 and 12/50

16/84 + 12/50 is 226/525.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 50 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    16/84 = 16 × 25/84 × 25 = 400/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 42 = 2100,
    12/50 = 12 × 42/50 × 42 = 504/2100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/2100 + 504/2100 = 400 + 504/2100 = 904/2100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 226/525

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